Woolwich Common

Conservatives Attend Great Get Together in Woolwich

Representatives of Greenwich Conservatives attend the Great Get Together held in Woolwich for Armed Forces Day 2013.

Olympic road closures for Greenwich announced

The organisers of the London Olympics have made public the expected sets of road closure across the capital for each day of the games. 

Launch of Woolwich &West Thamesmead Conservative Committee

Last night the new Woolwich and West Thamesmead Branch launched at the Dial Arch pub in Woolwich. The branch has succeeded the former Woolwich Riverside Branch and will cover most of the proposed Woolwich Constituency, covering the wards of Abbey Wood, Woolwich Riverside, Woolwich Common, Glyndon, Plumstead and Thamesmead Moorings.

Cllr Spencer Drury meets representatives of the South London Free School group

Leader of Greenwich Conservatives Cllr Spencer Drury met with Emrah Coskun and Jane Schubert of the South London Free School today.  The group aim to open a Free School in Woolwich to help serve the communities there.  You can visit their website at http://www.southlondonfreeschool.co.uk/. 

Plumstead Common Road - the most dug up road in London?

CONSERVATIVES in Greenwich have discovered that Plumstead Common Road has been dug up approximately 500 times over the last two years.  That’s the equivalent of a different hole in the road every day and a half

Following complaints by a resident on the road, Conservative leader Cllr Spencer Drury questioned the council about the work.  He received the following reply:

Woolwich Conservatives meet at the Dial Arch

This week Woolwich Conservatives met at the Dial Arch pub on the Royal Arsenal estate.  Anyone interested in helping Conservatives in Woolwich should contact the Greenwich Conservatives office.

Labour’s Social Housing crisis

The Labour Government and local Labour Council are failing the most vulnerable members of our community. Their crippling mismanagement of the social housing problem in Woolwich has caused a 75% increase in the waiting list, leaving many families suffering in overcrowded conditions. Like many other problems that face Woolwich today, the Labour Councillors seem to turn a blind eye.

Conservatives plan to cut crime in Woolwich

Woolwich suffers from high levels of violent crime and an existing Labour Councillor has described their Woolwich ward as the ‘murder capital of Greenwich’. However, not only have the Labour run Council failed to improve our safety but are planning to take even more police off the streets.

No upgrade for Plumstead Manor?

Conservatives have condemned Labour’s handling of the new schools programme for Greenwich Schools. The Labour Council stated that new and refurbished schools would open in Sept 2009, but only 2 out of 5 had been started at that point. Labour had yet to submit a plan for three schools including Plumstead Manor by at the start of term.

Woolwich Ferry upgrade

TfL say that the current ferries and landing stages are “coming to the end of their life” Boris Johnson’s TfL inherited the ferries as part of a deal the Labour Council signed with his predecessor, and their plans include replacement of the ferries and a full upgrade of facilities.

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